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Idaho Backcountry Skiing: Teton Canyon

  • Posted on December 12, 2014
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Idaho backcountry skiing: Teton Canyon is the hidden gem. Except that is not really hidden. When you stay at  Teton Valley Cabins, you are only 5 miles from the trailhead whose parking lot has a hovering Grand Teton Peak looming overhead. The Teton Canyon trail is on U.S. Forest Service land. This trail is the first to be groomed in the fall and the last to be groomed in the spring. Teton Canyon is our most scenic trail, taking a gentle path up the valley directly towards the Grand Teton. This is a heavily used trail on the weekends and gets a…

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TVC employees enjoy Grand Teton National Park

  • Posted on October 13, 2014
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TVC employees enjoy Grand Teton National Park! This past month, on a sunny, but brisk day in September, all of the employees of Teton Valley Cabins enjoyed an evening cruise along the banks of lake at the base of the majestic and  famous Teton range. A special thank you for the invitation and hospitality of Jenny Lake Boating, and its owners.   One of the attractive features of staying at Teton Valley Cabins, is the convenience of driving into the national parks each day and seeing some of it’s glorious gems, such as Jenny Lake. Some of our long-standing employees however, had…

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Driggs, Idaho activities: mountain biking

  • Posted on August 23, 2014
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Driggs, Idaho activities: mountain biking! Yes, alongside flyfishing, skiing, hiking and touring the national parks-mountain biking is starting to become an attraction for the whole family.  So…. if you are thinking about throwing your bike in for your visit to Teton Valley Cabins, that is a definite yes! An excellent resource calling your name is just 10 miles up the road. Grand Targhee has been hard at work to create a “one size fits all” mountain biking stop for everyone involved, regardless of their levels. If you wish, it is always an option to enjoy a road bike ride from town up to…

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Driggs, Idaho Activities: Plein Air Workshop

  • Posted on August 14, 2014
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 Driggs, Idaho activities: Plein Air took place this past month! From July 27 through August 2, artists gathered in Driggs to take part in learning, collaboration, and a little healthy competition. In the world of Art, Plein Air is an expression from the French which means “in the open air,” and is used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Plein Air painting challenges artists to concentrate on the information in front them, and re-create their impression with paint onto canvas in the moment.  Plein Air painting became popular in France in the late 19th century and largely contributed to…

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Driggs Idaho Activities: Grand Targhee Cardboard Box Derby

  • Posted on April 13, 2014
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      If you are visiting Teton Valley in April,  mark on your list of Driggs Idaho activities: Grand Targhee Cardboard Box Derby.  For fourteen years, kids and “grown-up kids” have enjoyed participating in this creative tradition. Since 2000, Grand Targhee – arguably the most family-friendly ski resort in west has hosted the fun and exciting cardboard box derby on closing weekend. That was until now. This year, the derby took place on the bluebird day with no wind and a temp in the high 50s. The date was Saturday, April 12th (yesterday as a matter of fact) and everything…

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Enjoy Driggs offseason specials at Teton Valley Cabins!

  • Posted on March 20, 2014
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  It is almost April and that means that it is time to enjoy Driggs offseason specials at Teton Valley Cabins. You ask,  “What will l be able to do while I am there?” Yes, this is a common inquiry always asked of off season folks contemplating a visit to Teton Valley Cabins during our “shoulder season” otherwise known as the slower time of year at the property. Our response?  Enjoy the quiet! Have a  soak in the jacuzzi in solidarity or only with your traveling companion. The reasons are abundant….. Springtime in Teton Valley is quiet compared to the buzz that the height…

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Driggs Idaho Activities: The Great Snowfest 2014

  • Posted on January 17, 2014
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  Driggs, Idaho activities: The Great Snowfest of 2014. If you have the chance while visiting, you should really take a stroll downtotwn and marvel at the snow sculptures that have emerged from the pounded giant cubes that sat last week, gracing the front area of the Driggs Community Center.  The process is incredible. I mean… is it not accomplishment enough to just simply exist and stand out in cold weather? Then you have the crazy sportser people, the ones who are driven by the snow and whose eyes start to twinkle at the thought of playing in powdery puff…

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Idaho backcountry skiing: Teton Canyon

  • Posted on December 31, 2013
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Idaho backcountry skiing: Teton Canyon is the hidden gem. Except that is not really hidden. When you stay at  Teton Valley Cabins, you are only 5 miles from the trailhead whose parking lot has a hovering Grand Teton Peak looming overhead. The Teton Canyon trail is on U.S. Forest Service land. This trail is the first to be groomed in the fall and the last to be groomed in the spring. Teton Canyon is our most scenic trail, taking a gentle path up the valley directly towards the Grand Teton. This is a heavily used trail on the weekends and gets a…

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  Grand Targhee skiing has begun!  Teton Valley Cabins is thrilled to hosts avid skiers and snowboarders again, flocking to Grand Targhee for the inaugural day of the mountain’s 45th season.  Grand Targhee is proud to report that ample snowfall has allowed all lifts to be open! This includes Dreamcatcher, Blackfoot, Sacajawea, Shoshone and Papoose. Operating hours for the mountain will be 9:00 am  – 4:00 pm. Teton Valley Cabins is a quick 10 minute drive down the mountain, on the outskirts of the town of Driggs. When you decide your day on the slopes is over, pull into Teton Valley…

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